NASCAR-RBNWS: Goodyear Racing South Sound race wrap-up

NASCAR-RBNWS: Goodyear Racing South Sound race wrap-up

Post by pr.. » Fri, 17 Aug 2001 00:53:44

Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series, NASCAR Touring: Tom Sweatman slipped
by Wes Rhodes with 33 laps to go and went on to win the Pepsi 125 at
South Sound Speedway in Tenino, Wash. Sweatman edged points leader Kevin
Hamlin by half a second.

Rhodes finished third and said, "Goodyear has a tire that we don't burn
`em off every week, so I think we're going to be here for more."

Joe Benedetti finished fourth and rookie Troy Conrad took fifth. Conrad
is now just two points behind John Bender in the race for Rookie of the
Year.

Sweatman won the Bud Pole Award, averaging 96.726 mph around the
3/8-mile oval. He averaged 55.382 mph during the race.

-Goodyear Racing

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